It is strongly recommended that any junior planning on attending a four-year college should take the PSAT’s. Any sophomore who took Geometry in the 9th grade is recommended to sign up for the PSAT’s. Students can sign-up with their Guidance Counselor. The cost is $25.00 cash/check. Checks are payable to “City of Peabody”.
Olive Garden Restaurants across the country are doing a "round Up" fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club. Over the course of the next month, when you go to Olive Garden and pay by credit or debit, your server will ask you if you would like to round up your bill to the next dollar. The difference will be donated to the Club. The Olive Garden on Route 114 is donating to our Peabody Unit!
Even though summer is over, mosquitoes will be with us throughout the fall until the first frost. It is important to take a few common-sense precautions to protect yourself and your loved ones. Click on the headline above for more information.
If you live in the walking zone and there is an available seat on the bus that follows your routes, you may apply for Pay to Ride. The program will be granted on a first come, first serve, space available basis. For more information, click on the headline above.
BOKS, Build Our Kids’ Success, is a free before school program sponsored by Reebok. The BOKS program runs for 2 days/week for 10 weeks at all eight elementary schools. The BOKS program focuses on the importance of exercise and nutrition and provides students the opportunity for movement before school to help prepare them for a day of learning. BOKS is designed to involve the whole community and is led by parent and community volunteers. We are currently looking for Lead Trainers at the Center, McCarthy and West Schools, as well as volunteers at each Elementary school. If you are interested in any of the Lead Trainer or volunteer positions, please contact Maria Caruso at email@example.com.
The Bay State Textiles Recycling Rebate Program is happening through out the Peabody Public Schools; collection boxes have been installed at each school. The focus of the program is to spread awareness to the problem of textile waste while generating revenue for the schools. The program offers a rebate of $100 per ton for the textiles collected. The beneficiary of the rebate will be the individual school PTO's.
The rebate checks are disbursed monthly for the month prior. For example you should receive the November rebate payment by the middle of December. The checks are done on line and have to be cashed with in ninety days or the check is returned to Bay State Textiles so please make your school office aware that the checks will be coming and cash the check in a timely manner.